Assistant Trainmaster

To be determined

Canadian Pacific based in Regina, Saskatchewan is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Assistant Trainmaster. Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States. We work with directly linking to major ports on the west and east coasts. We are well-known to provide North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. We are growing with our customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise.
The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or permanent employment. The candidate shifts the candidate has to work are yet to be determined. All the application information is going to be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents.Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at Canadian Pacific.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Canadian Pacific
Position: Assistant Trainmaster
Department: Operations Prairie South Division
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $80,000 – $90,137 per year
Employment Type: Full time
Position Type: Non-Union
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Job Availability To: Internal & External
Shifts: To be determined
% Of Travel: 10-20%


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as High School diploma or GED
Experience: Candidates need various types of experiences the explanation to the same is given below

Physical Requirements:

To be determined

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be completely vaccinated in accordance to COVID-19 guidelines. The candidates also need to confirm with their vaccination certificates
  • The candidates must have previous railway experience
  • The candidate having previous operations related experience would be considered an asset
  • The candidate must be able to understand the Operating Plan & Local Service Operating Plan and compliance to it as it pertains to the yard
  • The candidate being qualified Locomotive Engineer is an asset
  • The candidate must become Conductor or Engineer qualified and occasionally operate trains
  • The candidate must be or become rules qualified (CROR – Canadian Rail Operating Rules)
  • The candidate must maintain certifications and licenses (i.e. Engineer Certification)
  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s license
  • The candidate must have strong computer skills
  • The candidate must be detailed oriented
  • The candidate must have strong attention to detail skills
  • The candidate must have the ability to understand and work with collective agreements and other applicable regulations
  • The candidate must have the ability to drill down, understand root cause and resolve complex issues
  • The candidate must be willing to be available as required on a 7×24 basis.


  • The candidate should be able to direct yard processes to fulfill customer care orders, Customer Service Operations instructions and Mechanical and Engineering requests for car movement and placement
  • The candidate should be able to be accountable for delivering instructions for train movements within terminal to Dispatching and Operating crews
  • The candidate should be able to assist in the coordination of all train movements within the yard and on the mainline
  • The candidate should be accountable for asset utilization within the terminal
  • The candidate should be accountable for expedited train movement to reduce and meet terminal dwell time
  • The candidate should be able to update times, delays and variances in NEXUS/Yard Planner on a continuous basis (as required)
  • The candidate should be able to validate mechanical requirements are met for car repair spotting and inspection to maximize track availability
  • The candidate should be able to communicate with employees for all safety initiatives and blitz’s required in the terminal
  • The candidate should be able to ensure all documentation is accurate, complete and properly communicated to the next Assistant Trainmaster on shift
  • The candidate should be able to resolve non-compliance crew issues and/or opportunities for process improvement, or escalate to the Trainmaster as appropriate
  • The candidate should be able to troubleshoot daily problems and concerns and resolve by implementing action plans and standard process
  • The candidate should be able to perform efficiency tests and other safety activities to meet required standards
  • The candidate should be able to review workload for LSOP assignments to ensure maximum production and efficiency of assignments
  • The candidate should be able to contribute to the overall execution of the LSOP and OP through active supervision
  • The candidate should be accountable for inventory management of terminals and line of road in their areas of responsibility
  • The candidate should be able to assist in crew transportation to and from trains, away from home terminal hotels and for over the road requirements
  • The candidate should be accountable for Transfer of Liability (TOL) notification (as required)
  • The candidate should be accountable for notification and escalation of customer delays
  • The candidate should be responsible for job / safety briefings of the crews
  • The candidate may be assigned Train & Engine employees to mentor and coach through active observation and providing feedback.


  • The employees get flexible and competitive benefits package
  • The employees get the benefits of competitive company pension plan
  • The employees get the benefits of Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • The employees get the benefit of annual fitness subsidy
  • The employees get equal work opportunities
  • The employees get to work with equity and inclusion

Company Overview:

Incorporated in 1881, the Canadian Pacific was formed with a vision to physically unite Canada and Canadians from coast to coast. Working for years, the company is considered as a well developed company. Even today and in future, the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway will be considered to be one of Canada’s greatest feats of engineering.

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume and being suitable for the additional requirements) through below mentioned details.

Additional Requirements:

  • The candidate can get his/her job location changed as per the requirements
  • The candidate should be able to fulfill medical requirements
  • The candidate may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain his/her current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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